Masterclass in Contaminated Land

Organisation profile

Mulroy Environmental Training (MET) is a specialist provider of environmental training for the public and private sector. Mulroy Environmental prides itself in that it offers unique environmental courses designed to fit the practical needs of its participants. In each of its courses we place a strong emphasis on the 'day to day' regulatory environment of its clientele, public and private, and where possible, provide case studies which are pertinent to the subject matter

Training aim

This course will describe current legislation and best practice as it applies to land contamination. The content and suitability of site investigation and remediation reports will be assessed.

Learning objectives

• Legislation in Ireland dealing with contaminated land and the ‘legal lacuna’ or legislative gap.

• How regulators (i.e. local authorities and EPA) in Ireland enforce when dealing with contaminated land. We will look at some case studies.

• How the EPA use Waste and IPPC Licensing to clean-up licensed sites. How local authorities bring about the clean-up of contaminated land and the role of the planning process.

• The key industrial and commercial sectors that give rise to contaminated land

Course outline

This Contaminated Land MasterClass is designed to provide attendees with a focused look at key contaminated land legislative issues and environmental and health risks along with providing a pragmatic guide to cost effective land investigations, risk assessment and remediation. If you work with civil, structural, building or development work in any capacity, contaminated land can affect your project. This course provides anunderstanding of the legislation and science behind siteinvestigaion.

Trainer's profile

Padraic Mulroy, has over 17 years experience in environmental consulting and has considerable project management experience in contaminated land assessment, site remediation, environmental impact assessment, planning applications, waste licensing and permitting, waste facility design and infrastructural projects. Padraic was added to the Specialist in Land Condition (SiLC) Register in 2011. This register provides a formal accreditation process for senior contaminated land professionals.

Course duration

1 day

Assessment & certification

A certificate will be provided on completion of the course with Engineers Ireland Registered Training Provider status shown clearly.

Who should attend

Environmental regulators, environmental consultants, environmental, civil & geotechnical engineers, environmental scientists, 3rd level environmental course providers, land developers.